Sheriff Mark Hebert recently accepted a $1,500 donation given to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office by SM Energy of Morgan City. The donation was presented by Shane Wiggins who, on the company’s behalf, expressed appreciation for the services the Sheriff’s Office provides.
America’s love for fairytales has been reignited over the years thanks in part to television interpretations and the acclaimed film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods.

The Morgan City High School Tennis team concluded its season Monday at the Division II state tennis tournament
in Monroe. Team members competing included, from left, Niki Ring, Harleigh Price, Krystina Pitre and Bailee Hoggatt. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kelly Jo Aucoin)

Morgan City High School had four members of its tennis team in action at the Division II state meet including a singles’ competitor who advanced to the quarterfinals.

The Morgan City High School Tennis team concluded its season Monday at the Division II state tennis tournament
in Monroe. Team members competing included, from left, Niki Ring, Harleigh Price, Krystina Pitre and Bailee Hoggatt. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kelly Jo Aucoin)

Bayou Chene project gets $100 million boost

In 2011, the St. Mary Levee District installed a temporary structure that included a barge and steel sheet pile, which blocked flood waters and protected at least five parishes from flooding. (Submitted)

Since the 2011 flood fight, when the Atchafalaya River reached 10.5 feet in Morgan City, area leaders have pushed to install a permanent flood control structure on Bayou Chene that would protect at

Car plunges into pool after wreck

A car is lifted out of the swimming pool this morning at Comfort Inn & Suites in Morgan City. The car drove into the pool after another vehicle collided with it causing it to plunge into the pool, police said. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

A car drove into the swimming pool at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Morgan City this morning after another vehicle collided with it causing it to take a plunge, police said.

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Tryouts for sophomore, junior and senior members on the 2016 Morgan City High School volleyball team will be held May 9-11.

Lifestyle

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Bayou Vista Garden Club President Donna Bucci, left, recently attended the 55th annual Convention of the Deep South Region of the National Garden Clubs in Tunica, Mississippi.

Obituaries

May 20, 1950-April 26, 2016
John William Melancon, 65, a resident of Geismar, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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